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The Merry Wives of WindsorFolger Theatre
Jan. 22 – Mar. 1 Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
Easy Women Smoking Loose CigarettesSignature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29 Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 22 – 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
Gun & PowderSignature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23 Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Bowie Symphonic: BlackstarStrathmore
Sat. Feb 15 Tribute to the late David Bowie.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Broadway Center Stage: Next to NormalThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8
Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann FennellyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Riffs and Relations: Terrance HayesThe Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23